Hello quilting friends! I'm popping in today with a hot tip . . . a quilt shop in Idaho is offering fabric kits to make my Journeys quilt. Zip over to the Olie & Evie website and you'll find two fabric kits available: One is a fat quarter bundle and the other is a fat… Continue reading Quilt shop offers Journeys fabric kits
Last October I shared my new Journeys quilt with you, along with the promise that the finished pattern would be ready sometime in 2022. The process to complete a quilt pattern can be slow and tedious . . . designing, writing, testing, sewing, editing, retesting, sewing some more, editing some more, photographing, proofing and editing.… Continue reading Journeys quilt pattern is ready!
We had our first snow of the season today, which was all the signal I needed to bring out two winter quilts for use in our family room. I won’t start my official Christmas decorating until after Thanksgiving, but there’s nothing wrong with embracing the season in the meantime! The quilt you see in the… Continue reading First snow: Bring out the winter quilts!
Last April, my friend Sylvia and I visited a lovely quilt shop in Rogers, Minnesota: Quilted Treasures. We spent a happy hour perusing all of the beautiful bolts, kits and quilts on display. I purchased several individual fat quarters by Art Gallery Fabrics, from a handful of their designers' past collections. I chose from the… Continue reading Journeys quilt
Even with the restrictions caused by the pandemic, our small family managed to have a lovely and festive Christmas celebration. Although we truly missed gathering together with extended family, we seemed to treasure our simple holiday even more because of it. Now that the gifts have been given, I have another quilt to share with… Continue reading Lattice style quilt featuring Folktale